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Pain Perdu (Lost Bread)


Pain Perdu

Pain Perdu

Photo: Diana Rattray
Recipe for pain perdu (lost bread), a Cajun French toast recipe.


  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • dash of nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 8 thick slices bread


Beat together eggs and sugar; add milk and nutmeg and whisk until blended. Dip slices of bread in the egg mixture then fry in hot butter until browned on each side. Dust with powdered sugar or serve with syrup.

Serves 4.


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